Pea, mint and lemon houmus recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare
  • 180 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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In a medium sized pan of boiling salted water blanch the peas for 2 minutes, then drain and refresh under cold running water, then drain again.

Blend the peas, chickpeas, mint and garlic in a food processor until smooth, then add the olive oil, lemon juice and tahini, blend for another 30 seconds and then season with salt and pepper.

Serve with a selection of raw cut vegetables or bread sticks.

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  • Ingredients

  • 200g fresh peas, shelled (approx. 665g unshelled)
  • 200g tinned chickpeas, drained
  • small bunch of mint, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1tsp tahini
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Energy 750kj 180kcal 9%
  • Fat 11g 16%
  • Saturates 2g 10%
  • Sugars 2g 2%
  • Salt 0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.2g Protein 8.1g Fibre 6.4g


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